Committee Descriptions

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Addresses issues that may affect the professions and the delivery of speech and hearing services to the public, including licensure, certification, accreditation and other professional regulations. 

Audiology Issues

Represents Audiology Assistants within the Associate Membership. The Audiology Issues VP serves as the Association’s representative on the ASHA Audiology Committee of Ambassadors.

Budget and Finance

The most recent past Treasurer of the Association serves as the Budget and Finance VP, and chairs the committee. Each year the committee prepares and submits to Executive Council a budget proposal for the Association's ensuing fiscal year.


Drafts and recommends changes in the Association's Bylaws and Policies & Procedures Manual to Executive Council, and makes them available to the Membership.


Plans and arranges for Association conferences and membership meetings. The Committee includes the Executive Council's current 1st Vice President, who chairs the committee, as well as the current 2nd Vice President, and the most recent past 1st Vice President.

Continuing Education

Oversees the administrative procedures necessary for obtaining ASHA approval of Continuing Education credit. The Committee VP serves as the ASHA Continuing Education Consultant for the Association.

Culture & Inclusion

Promotes diversity, equity and inclusion within the profession and state organization.  The committee will create and encourage opportunities for education and professional exchange, and advocate for policies related to diversity and inclusion, both for professionals and students. The committee is dedicated to providing support and opportunities for students, increasing awareness, and promoting inclusive policies and practices within OSHA.


Recommends to Executive Council recipients for Association honors and awards.  Also oversee the process of awarding scholarship funds.

Medical Issues

Facilitates communication between all disciplines in medical speech-language pathology and audiology, and promotes involvement with other related organizations and agencies. The Medical Issues VP serves as the ASHA State Advocate for Reimbursement (StAR) and State Advocate for Medicare Policy (StAMP). 


Promotes the Association and encourages all eligible persons in the state of Oklahoma to become Members. Also exercises general supervision over matters relating to Membership. 

Nominations & Elections

Conducts nomination and election procedures. Committee consists of the most recent Past President, who chairs the committee, as well as four additional members, who serve two years each. 

Private Practice Issues

Facilitates communication between speech-language pathologists and audiologists in private practice.  This committee maintains a working relationship with state and national agencies and other third party payers.

Public Relations & Marketing

Creates and implements a plan that builds awareness of and promotes the Association's activities and projects, to the public.

Services in the Schools

Fosters relationships between the Association and services providers and administrators in all school settings. The Committee VP also serves as the ASHA State Education Advocacy Leader (SEAL).  

Speech Pathology Issues

Represents Speech-Language Pathology Assistants within the Associate Membership. The Speech Pathology Issues VP serves as the Association’s representative on the ASHA Speech-Language Pathology Committee of Ambassadors.

Standards and Ethics

Administers the Association's Code of Ethics and promotes the establishment and maintenance of the Association's professional standards.

Student Liasion

Represents the Student Membership. All Student Liaisons must be a Student Member of the Association.